Written by Fan Ting Wei, President, NUS BACT AY18/19 BACT is a place to pick up tools such as Python, R and VBA. Or is it? Analytics is not just about the tools, or even the methods, but it's about exploration, interpretation and communication of patterns in data. It is about asking the question of "how … Continue reading Why BACT?
During my analytics internship in the Private Banking department in DBS, I participated in a competition held for all DBS staff globally. Given the World Cup season, the challenge was to make use of Data-Driven methods to predict the top 3 countries of the cup with their probable scores, for the finals and 3rd place … Continue reading World Cup 2018 Prediction Challenge Reflections
Ever wondered why it is so hard to get on a shuttle bus during lunch hours? As students, we constantly gripe about boarding the bus to get to class on time, and while NUS is trying its best to resolve this problem, it still persists till today. (Image from the Straits Times) Wolf Pack in … Continue reading NUS Shuttle Buses: How Can We Satisfy Increased Demand During Peak Hours?
Have you ever wondered why Google can answer all your questions? Search “Places to Eat” and the results are lists of the top restaurants in Singapore. Search “Donald Trump” and the top result is the latest news revolving around Donald Trump. Search “How tall is the Singapore Flyer” and you are answered straightaway (165m FYI) … Continue reading Why Google can answer all your questions? And the answer is not PageRank!